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“The government has stolen from us air and sun, and now it is going to steal water.”

“The government has stolen from us air and sun, and now it is going to steal water.”

OĽaNO MP Igor Hraško commenting on the proposed revision of the water act, granting the government exclusive powers to restrict or ban exports of water from Slovakia.

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Mazal Tov, the annual festival of Jewish culture aspires to merge history, traditions and culture.

Jewish herritage still alive

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A long wait is in store for foreigners seeking residence permits.

Interior Ministry still approaches foreigners in Slovak

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Pilgrimage in Levoča

Two religious gatherings took place around the holiday of Ss Cyril and Methodius

THIS year’s pilgrimage to Mariánska hora (Marian Hill) in Levoča which attracted 600,000 of the faithful over two days was rounded off by a Holy Mass on July 5 celebrated by Cardinal Stanislaw Dziwisz, archbishop of…

Greece’s troubles have limited impacts on Slovakia

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